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Access the records: United States Marriages, 1733-1990 .
This index is an electronic index for the years 1733 to 1990.
It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.
Citation for this Collection
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
- "United States, Marriages, 1733-1990." Index. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.
Record Content and Use
For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Marriages Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records).
The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.
|Locality||Births and Christenings, 1867-1931||Marriages, 1770-1972||Deaths and Burials, 1903-1961|
|District of Columbia||0||1||9|
How to Use the Records
Use this index to help you learn more about your ancestors. The information could help you identify family relationships and lineages as well as direct you to original records of your ancestors, which may contain additional information.
Finding the Original Source for an Entry in This Collection
Each entry in this index has a source listed which includes a batch number. You will need to trace the batch number for the individual entry to learn its source. Please see the following wiki articles for more information on batch numbers:
If an FHL film number is given in the entry for your ancestor, search for it in the Family History Library Catalog.
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- United States, How to Use Marriage Records
- United States Marriage Records
- United States Vital Records
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Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection
"United States, Marriages, 1733-1990," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F82D-J8S : accessed 29 Aug 2012), Henry Brigham and Anna Phillips, 05 Jun 1781; citing reference p 396, FHL microfilm 892249; Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.